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Shanghai Covid Protests Break Out as Lockdowns Fury Builds

The Shanghai show of dissent comes after a deadly fire in Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang province, where Covid curbs…

17 hours ago

China Industrial Profits Slump as Economy Wilts Under Covid

Some analysts believe China's GDP could now contract this quarter and have cut their 2023 forecasts as lockdowns and curbs…

19 hours ago

Covid Protests Erupt in China’s Xinjiang After Fatal Blaze

Beijing has vowed to continue with its controversial zero-Covid policy despite growing unrest and the mounting toll on the world’s…

2 days ago

China’s Covid Infections Rise Further as Outlook Darkens

Nomura analysts estimate that more than one-fifth of China's total GDP is under lockdown, a figure that exceeds the size…

4 days ago

Foxconn Apologises After Protests at Giant China Plant

Taiwanese tech giant said a "technical error" occurred when hiring new recruits at its huge iPhone factory. The company has…

4 days ago

China Must Ease Covid Rules to Revive Economy: IMF – SCMP

The IMF identified China's Covid restrictions as a major deterrent for investors, the SCMP said

5 days ago

More Turmoil at Foxconn’s Troubled iPhone Plant in China

Videos showed a protest on Wednesday by hundreds of workers over pay and conditions at the massive Zhengzhou production facility…

5 days ago

China’s Covid Surge Sees Beijing, Shanghai Tighten Curbs

China’s Covid infection numbers are now near their April peak with Beijing closing public places and Shanghai tightening entry rules

6 days ago

Beijing, Guangzhou Baton Down as Covid Flare-ups Spread

Parts of Beijing and Guangzhou and other cities were in semi-lockdown on Monday in a bid to slow the minimize…

7 days ago

Guangzhou Plans 250,000 Quarantine Beds as Covid Spreads

Officials in Guangzhou in southern China are setting up makeshift hospitals and quarantine facilities as Covid cases rise to more…

2 weeks ago

China Urging Retired Soldiers to Help Foxconn iPhone Plant

Local government chiefs have reportedly appealed to former government workers too to take on work at the tech firm’s Covid-affected…

2 weeks ago

Fears of Lockdown in Guangzhou as China’s Covid Cases Rise

While many cities have said they will scale back testing, China's Covid cases continued to rise on Tuesday, most notably…

2 weeks ago